Transmediale Vorspiel 2021 | Scattered Partners

Fri 15 Jan 00:00



Lacuna Lab e.V.

Paul-Lincke-Ufer 44A 2.HH 1.OG 10999 Berlin

Art Laboratory Berlin

Prinzenallee 34 13359 Berlin

In the midst of the global pandemic caused by covid-19, Transmediale celebrates the Vorspiel 2021, and due to the lockdown conditions, Lacuna Lab proposes an entirely digital program.

Artists: Nuño de la Serna, Nayeli Vega Vargas, Sarah Hermanutz, Thomas Heidtmann, Paul Wiersbinski, Fara Peluso, Martín Nadal, Ambika Joshi

26 January 12 am to 31 March 11 pm

Nuño de la Serna | Snapshot

Nuño de la Serna present a series of film interviews that reflect a momentary snapshot in the life of Lacuna Lab and its members. These interviews take a record of the artworks presented by the members during Vorspiel along with their individual backgrounds, influences, and points of view.

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29 January 7 pm to 29 January 8 pm

Paul Wiersbiski | Remote Rules and Rituals

The project investigates how the rituals of theatre can be used to portray the ritualism of spiritual machines. How do we use them to make predictions about an uncertain future?

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16 February 8 pm to 16 February 9 pm

Sarah Hermanutz | Mind Blind Pathetic Sublime: Explaining The Pathetic Sublime to An Axolotl Audience

This lecture is a live-streamed Zoom performance from an unvisitable installation. Seeking comfort, escape, and clarity the artist will use whatever tools are at her disposal to finally help axolotls to understand the Pathetic Sublime.

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19 February 5 pm to 19 February 6 pm

Fara Peluso | Comprehensive Thinkers for a Post-Anthropocene

A talk by the artist-designer Fara Peluso showing how art and design can be mediators between science and the public to build a collective memory.

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25 February 7 pm to 28 February 11 pm

Nayeli Vega Vargas, Thomas Heidtmann, Ambika Joshi | K(not) a Conversation – Communication through knots and AI systems

K(not) a Conversation is an installation exploring the concepts of artificial intelligence, creativity and labour. Inspired by ancient indigenous communication systems of Quipu knots, it instigates a communication and reflection process through the use of knots and AI systems. 

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